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CNN
Jan 21, 2013 1:00am PST
made. republican consultant margaret hoover joining us, ari fleischer, former president clinton adviser and mastermind, paul begala and president of rebuild the dream is here as well. paul, you wrote an article in "the daily beast" i think it was today, you basically said, the president should say all the right things in his speech tomorrow about coming together and unity, and then he should go out and be ruthless? >> yes, yes. he famously hosted steven spielberg and daniel day-lewis and the stars behind the movie "lincoln." that is the lesson of lincoln, in his first inaugural he talked about appealing to better angels of our nature, then we went to war. he tried. president obama has tried. presidents have to try to change the culture in which they're placed. in this case, this division we have in the country is not going to be healed. it wasn't healed by president clinton who desperately wanted to. it wasn't heal by president bush. it has not been healed by president barack obama. you run the country with the climate you have not what you want. >> he should be ruthless? >> i think he
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
by president clinton who desperately wanted to, and it wasn't healed by president bush. it has not been healed by president barack obama. you run the country with the climate you have not what you want. >> he should be ruthless? >> i think he has to pursue his agenda the way president lincoln did, with -- yes, with relentless commitment but, of course, he'll say -- presidents have to be unifying figures, but i think the central political miscalculation was he actually thought his mere presence would -- >> when the president is talking about unity and working together tomorrow paul begala is going to be saying yadda, yadda, yadda in his head. do you agree? >> well, i think the more eloquent way to say this, is i think he needs to say that he wants unity. but not unity at all costs, there's something more important than people just getting together in this town. there are people hurting in towns across america. he has to show the willingness to work with anybody, but also the willingness to work against anybody who stops him from doing a good job as president of the united states. >> southbouisn
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
, this division that we have in the country isn't going to be healed. it wasn't healed by president clinton. it wasn't healed by president bush. it has not been healed by president obama be . >> you're saying it doesn't matter what he says tomorrow. he should just be ruthless. >> i think he's got to pursue his agenda with way president lincoln did. yes, with relentless commitment. i think the central political miscalculation of his first term is he thought his mere presence would bank those partisan. >> you're going to be saying yada, yada in his head. >> i think the more elegant way to say this -- >> what my client meant to say. >> i think he needs to say he wants unity but not unity at all costs. there's something more important that be just people getting along in this town. they deserve a better economy. he's got to show the willingness to work with anybody but also the willingness to work against anybody who stops him from doing a good job. >> isn't that what republicans who say that compromise is a dirty word and it's important to standby your principles. >> i love paul. he's going to
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
the lines of bill clinton's comeback or along the lines of pete rose, he will be somewhere in that spectrum. >> that's a big spectrum. >> pete rose is like a cheesy reality show right now. bill clinton is like one of the most popular people in the world so that's a big change of possibilities. >> betsy, i can't imagine what the last two days have been like for you and i really appreciate you being on the program with us the last two nights. it's been -- it's just been great to have your voice and i'm -- >> thank you for having me. i appreciate it. >> i'm sorry for all you have been through and continue to go through related to this. thank you and daniel coyle really, bill strickland, it's been fascinating to have your expertise. jeff toobin. one american killed in the hostage crisis in algeria. we have late details next. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit checks with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and manage your cash and investments tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 wit
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
of bill clinton's the era is over. they'll hear no, no, we need more big government. what we've been about, if you ask the american people, president obama should focus on something, would it be equality or economic renewal, most americans would say economic renewal. >> do you think he won't be focusing on it because he spoke about equality today? >> well, not because he spoke about equality today. it is because he elevated it as a central theme of his presidency and he said that without that, there is no progress. no economic -- that comes morally and i think linearly first. that's not i think what the american people would think. >> but here's what i think is actually happening. the trickle down economic model that says, when the wealthy do well, everybody else will do better. i think it has been discredited. i think what obama firmly believes is that the economy grows from the middle class out. so therefore, it used to be the case you would say either you're concerned about growth or about equality. i think what obama believes is that when you have too much inequality, you cannot get th
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
was there in the white house in 1994 when president clinton got an assault weapons ban through. very important breakthrough. >> he got it but lost the house. >> he lost the house. he sort of won the battle but lost the war. in president obama's case, he may well be in a situation where he is going to lose the battle, but win the war. and he is going to win the war of public opinion. >> you think this could actually turn the house? >> i think this could be an element in shoring up his base and getting people to come out in 2014. his problem -- >> so even if he loses he doesn't get the assault weapons. >> yes. >> but this is a play to the base strategy, not a pragmatic sort of legacy seeking. he may be trying to seek a legacy by spending political capital and getting an assault weapons ban. but let me just tell you, we all know, second term president sis oftentimes are legacy-seeking. >> did the nra go too far with this ad, do you think, margaret? >> absolutely. the nra does absolutely no favors for themselves when they do that. first of all, they are playing to the president's strategy. the pre
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
was there in the white house in 1994 when president clinton got an assault weapons ban through. then, he lost the house. he won the battle but lost the war. in president obama's case, he may well be in a situation where he is going to lose the battle but win the war. he is going to win the war of public opinion. >> you think could actually turn the house? >> i think this could be an element in shoring up his base and getting people to come out in 2014. >> even if he doesn't get the assault weapons ban -- >> he gets the issue. >> this is to play to the base strategy, not a pragmatic legacy seeking. he may be trying to seek a legacy but we all know second-term presidencies often times are legacy seeking. >> did he go too far with this ad? >> absolutely. the nra does no favors when they do this. they are playing to the president president's strategy. they are trying to alien nate the nra. >> we all agree on that. >> they are wrong on the facts. the president said not that he is opposed to having more armed guards in school. he is saying he is skeptical that that solves the problems in schools. the white h
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
's a big spectrum. >> pete rose is like a cheesy reality show right now. bill clinton is like one of the most popular people in the world so that's a big change of possibilities. >> betsy, i can't imagine what the last two days have been like for you and i really appreciate you being on the program with us the last two nights. it's been -- it's just been great to have your voice and i'm -- >> thank you for having me. i appreciate it. >> i'm sorry for all you have been through and continue to go through related to this. thank you and daniel coyle really, bill strickland, it's been fascinating to have your expertise. jeff toobin. one american killed in the hostage crisis in algeria. we have late details next. litt, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print,
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